Agam Shah

U.S. Correspondent

Agam Shah covers machine learning, virtual reality, PCs, servers and chips for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

HPE shows off The Machine prototype without memristors

HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS -- with containers

HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS -- with containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

Nvidia's Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

Nvidia's Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

You won't need to buy a rack of 400 servers if you have one high-powered Nvidia DGX-1 supercomputer with a Volta GPU, which can sit on a desktop.

Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are important to the company, and it won't quit the market.

Apple likely to cap memory in next iPhones due to DRAM price hikes

Apple likely to cap memory in next iPhones due to DRAM price hikes

Apple could cut the capacity of DRAM in its upcoming anniversary iPhones with the rising prices of storage and memory components hitting its profit margins.

Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google's Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows.

Microsoft adds a Surface Laptop to its stable of devices

Microsoft adds a Surface Laptop to its stable of devices

Microsoft's added a new laptop to its growing stable of Surface devices, and its amazingly thin and fast.

Apple's Mac Pro gets crushed by new HP Zbook laptops

Apple's Mac Pro gets crushed by new HP Zbook laptops

Apple's Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance.

Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid to acquire Toshiba's computer chip assets.

What Aerospike learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

What Aerospike learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

Before release, Intel gave Optane SSDs to a select few who had a chance to get their hands dirty with the new technology for over a year.

Samsung's squashing of Tizen smart-TV bugs is turning messy

Samsung's squashing of Tizen smart-TV bugs is turning messy

After 40 critical vulnerabilities on Samsung's Tizen -- used in smart TVs and smartwatches -- were exposed this week by Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman, the company is scrambling to patch them.

Expect higher prices for PCs and mobile devices this year

Expect higher prices for PCs and mobile devices this year

If you're planning to buy a new PC or mobile device this year, you'll likely shell out more cash for the device than in previous years.

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